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In Ubuntu, whoopsie is a daemon that is responsible for collecting error reports from apport and then sending that report to Canonical if the user agrees to this in the apport confirmation dialog.

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Unknown username “whoopsie” after updating to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing the update to ubuntu 14.04 LTS from ubuntu 12.04. I tried completing the update by going into shell after restarting computer and typing sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -n precise -u. ...
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Why is whoopsie (after removed in base-settings) - reinstalling itself - after installation with update?

This is no complaint, want to know, if whoopsie is absolutely necessary for Ubuntu to work ?! - Are the update-packages dependent on whoopsie ?! - I tried to leave away some packages - cause I at ...
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Does the Ubuntu upload oops to kernelopps.org?

I would like my kernel oops to be send to http://kerneloops.org. Ubuntu uses Whoopsie/Apport to intercept these crashes but sends them to https://daisy.ubuntu.com. Does Whoopsie/Apport send these ...
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Hourly Crashes 14.04 [duplicate]

what can I do? It crashes all time. Here is all I can find from the logs: May 21 20:09:24 acj888-desktop kernel: [ 43.487873] Valid eCryptfs headers not found in file header region or xattr region, ...
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Is there a way to prevent crash report uploads monopolizing network connection?

I have experienced a few crashes on 14.04 and have selected the option to send crash report. Once the upload starts, my browser and mail client fail to connect to the network until crash upload ...
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Apport Vs Whoopsie! [duplicate]

From my readings I found that both do the same job by collecting crash reports to send it to Canonical. So why there is two daemon processes doing the same Job? If there differences between them, ...
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boot problem after purging whoopsie in Ubuntu Gnome 13.04

I tried this do disable/remove crash report daemon Then stuck at blue screen . I tried to enter the recovery mode ,, no use.Then I used live mode ,, I tried to repair the file system sudo e2fsck ...
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gremlin.canonical saturating my broadband

I am seeing consistent packet push from gremlin.canonical which is really saturating my connection. Little investigation on the box reveals this has something to do with woopsie. I have say this has ...
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Strange beeps with a whoopsie code 976

About every 2 minutes I get a series of 3 beeps. I have checked the application tab on sound and nothing is showing up there. In the error log, at about the same intervals I get an entry for ...
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How to make whoopsie more silent (log clutter with “online”messages)

I know what whoopsie is from the answers to What is the 'whoopsie' process and how can I remove it? I do not want to stop error reporting, as I think that error reporting is the minimum a ...
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Where do the system error reports go?

Every once in a while an error pops up, so there's this dialogue box which asks if one would like to inform Ubuntu about it. Upon confirming, where does this report go? Can it be followed up? If it is ...
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How are bugs classified as “by 12.04 standards”?

I have been checking the Ubuntu errors page, but in the legend I noticed that both 12.10 and 13.04 are listed twice. Once just Ubuntu 12.10, and another Ubuntu 12.10 (by 12.04 standards). So what ...
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Why was whoopsie not disabled in stable 12.10?

I was wondering about this for quite a while. I've been using ubuntu for quite a long time now, and I knew apport showed these "internal error detected" messages, without actually being noticably ...
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Why does whoopsie increasingly take more CPU?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've been following whoopsie with the top program and noticed something strange. In the afternoon the daemon process was only using up to 2% of CPU power. But ...
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How to make apport always open a bug report page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie? Since I updated to 12.04 apport sends crash reports to the server silently without ...
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How can I copy the text of an unreportable error?

Occasionally I receive an error report from Ubuntu with the option to send in the details of the error. However, if the error was generated from a non-official package (local installation or PPA) I ...
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How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie?

It used to be that when a program crashed, especially when a user was using a pre-release of Ubuntu, apport could be used to open a bug report. The user could then track the bug, see if it affected ...
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What is the 'whoopsie' process and how can I remove it?

On one of my machines I have a process running called "whoopsie". I'm running 12.04 server and never specifically installed anything with this name. Google seems to imply that it has something to ...